Indiana Supreme Court Announces Plan to Support Settlement Conferences as Foreclosure Training Sessions End

October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Indiana Supreme Court and its partners in the “Back Home In Indiana—Guiding Homeowners Through Foreclosure” program will announce how many judges, attorneys and mediators have been trained this summer on how to better handle foreclosure cases. Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard will also announce why the Court will launch a new plan to support settlement conferences.

1000 Trained to Handle Mortgage Foreclosure Cases Indiana Supreme Court Offers New Pledge of...

October 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Indiana Supreme Court and its partners in the “Back Home In Indiana—Guiding Homeowners Through Foreclosure” program trained more than one-thousand judges, attorneys and mediators on how to better handle foreclosure cases. Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard made the announcement at an Evansville press conference Monday, October 19th. Chief Justice Shepard also announced the Court will work to support and increase the effectiveness of the large number of settlement conferences now required in mortgage foreclosure cases by Senate Enrolled Act 492.

Obama Administration Said to Be Considering Rental Option for Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

Donnelly bill seeks to help same homeowners remain in their homes. Washington, D.C. - July 15, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Joe Donnelly learned that the Obama Administration is considering a plan that would allow homeowners facing foreclosure to avoid eviction by giving them the option of renting their homes instead. In May, Donnelly introduced The Neighborhood Preservation Act along with Congressman Gary Miller (R-CA), which would, like the plan said to be under consideration by the Obama Administration, allow banks to lease a foreclosed home to its distressed owner.

Fort Wayne to Host Foreclosure Training Session for Attorneys and Mediators

July 8, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — An Indiana Supreme Court program designed to train judges, attorneys and mediators on how to help homeowners facing foreclosure will be held in Fort Wayne on July 8th. “Back Home In Indiana—Guiding Homeowners Through Foreclosure” is part of a campaign to stem the foreclosure crisis.

Indiana Supreme Court Supports Statewide Phone-A-Thon Aimed at Foreclosure Prevention

June 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Indiana Supreme Court encourages Hoosiers facing foreclosure to consider making an important call on June 30th. Lt. Governor Becky Skillman announced a statewide phone-a-thon that will give troubled borrowers the opportunity to access foreclosure prevention assistance. On June 30, between 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. EDT, Hoosiers having trouble paying their mortgage will have the opportunity to call a toll-free number and speak with a member of the Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network (IFPN).

Carson Praises Enactment of Housing Assistance Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 21, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Congressman André Carson issued the following statement after President Obama signed the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act, legislation that the House passed in March that is designed to prevent foreclosures

HUD Secretary announces Disaster Assistance for Indiana storm victims

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families in 13 counties. ASHINGTON, DC - April 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to 13 storm-ravaged counties in Indiana and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes following last month's severe storms, tornadoes and flooding

Carson Comments on Potential Lowering of Federal Interest Rates

Washington, D.C. - October 29, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — “Cutting the federal interest rate in and of itself is not going to solve our...

Governor announces plan to help communities with foreclosure, abandoned home problems

INDIANAPOLIS, IN  - October 28, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Mitch Daniels announced today the state has developed a plan that will distribute $84...

Lugar Sponsors Homeownership and Preservation Expo

IN - September 23, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar will sponsor a Homeownership and Preservation Expo on Thursday, September 25, 2008,...

Auction of Nearly 300 Foreclosed Indiana Homes Brings Great Buying Opportunity

America's Largest Foreclosed Real Estate Auction Firm, Hudson & Marshall Will Auction Homes February 18-24 INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Combine plummeting home prices, with...

Data: U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly Can Act to Save 764 Homes in Congressional District...

Estimate of Number of Homeowners Who Could Save Home Based on Publicly Available Data from Center For Responsible Lending; Rep. Donnelly Urged to Support...

Lt. Governor Skillman Announces New Foreclosure Initiative

In an effort to reduce the number of home foreclosures in Indiana, Lt. Governor Becky Skillman today announced the launch of a major statewide...



Indiana gubernatorial candidate John Gregg released his infrastructure plan for Indiana, proposing a raid on the Next Generation Trust Fund to fund new projects. As the Hoosier majority Member on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to Mr. Gregg’s proposal



This week, Congressman Visclosky testified before four House Appropriations Subcommittees on priorities for Northwest Indiana in Fiscal Year 2020 Appropriations bills.